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abridge
(v.) to make shorter
s- shorten, condense, abbreviate
a- expand, enlarge, augment
adherent
(n.) a follower, supporter; (adj.) sttached, sticking to
s- disciple
a- opponent, adversary, critic, detractor
altercation
(n.) an angry argument
s- quarrel, dispute, squabble
a- agreement, accord
cherubic
(adj.) resembling an angel portrayed as a little child with a beautiful, round, or chubby face; sweet and innocent
s- angelic, seraphic, beatific
a- impish, devilish, diabolic, fiendish
condone
(v.) to pardon or overlook
s- ignore, wink at, turn a blind eye to
a- censure, condemn, disaprove, deprecate
dissent
(v.) to disagree; (n.) disagreement
s- differ, dispute
a- agree, concur; unanimity, harmony
eminent
(adj.) famous, outstanding, distinguished; projecting
s- illustrious, renowned
a- obscure, nameless, unsung, lowly, humble
exorcise
(v.) to drive out by magic; to dispose of something troublesome, menacing, or oppressive
s- expel, dispel
fabricate
(v.) to make, manufacture; to make up, invent
s- put together, devise, contrive, concoct
a- take apart, undo, destroy, demolish
irate
(adj.) angry
s- incensed, infuriated, enraged, livid
a- calm, composed, cool, unruffled
marauder
(n.) a raider, plunderer
s- looter, pirate, freebooter
obesity
(n.) excessive fatness
s- serious overweight, extreme corpulence
a- emaciation, gauntness, scrawniness
pauper
(n.) an extremely poor person
s- destitute person
a- millionaire, tycoon
pilfer
(v.) to steal in small quantities
s- filch, rob, swipe, purloin
rift
(n.) a split, break, breach
s- crack, fissure, gap, cleft
semblance
(n.) a likeness; an outward apperance; an apparition
surmount
(v.) to overcome, rise above
s- conquer, triumph over
a- be vanquished, be defeated, succumb to